Rockville Guesthouse provides accommodation just 2.5 km from the heritage town of Westport in County Mayo, on the West coast of Ireland. Rockville is surrounded by millennium award winning gardens overlooking Creggan Lake, with magnificent views of Croagh Patrick. Westport is a very picturesque 17th century planned town, recently nominated as Ireland’s best kept town and the nicest place to live in Ireland! From Rockville, it’s approximately a 1 hour drive to the heart of Connemara, Achill Island & Knock Shrine. Outdoor activities in the region include walking, fishing, cycling, horse riding, golf, blue flag beaches, leisure centre and museums.
Guestrooms at Rockville are spacious, inviting and well thought-out by your hosts. Relax in the Guest Conservatory or on the Patio with a cup of tea or coffee & enjoy the ever changing landscape. Tea or Coffee, along with yummy homemade scones are served on arrival!
All Guestrooms Feature:
- Free Wi-Fi Internet Access
- Electric Blankets (for chilly evenings!)
- Tea & coffee are available in the Conservatory All Day
- Private Car Parking
Your Hosts at Rockville provide a sumptuous Full Irish Breakfast each morning.
A ‘Full Irish Breakfast’ typically consists of bacon (rashers!), sausages, black & white pudding, eggs, toast, tea or coffee.
A selection of cereals, fruit & juices are also available to those who may not wish to start their day with too much salty meat!
On the Map: Westport enjoys a coastal location in County Mayo, in the west of Ireland. The town is accessed via the N59 road from Clifden (to the south), or N5 road from Castlebar (to the east).
Westport is a postcard-pretty town with as lovely a main street as you’ll be likely to find anywhere in Ireland. The town lies in the shadow of Croagh Patrick with Clew Bay and its 365 islands just to the west. While in Westport be sure to visit Westport House and climb at least a little of Croagh Patrick. Westport House dates from 1730 and offers everything from a dungeon to a zoo! Croagh Patrick is a 765-meter hill where St. Patrick is said to have banished the snakes from Ireland. This hill is climbed (often barefoot) by thousands of Catholic pilgrims each July. South of Westport are some stunning scenic drives leading into the Connemara region. A trip northwards will bring you to remote Achill island which is accessible by a small bridge. Even further off the beaten path is Belmullet in the northwest corner of County Mayo. Westport also boasts a great selection of traditional pubs, among them Matt Molloy’s of the Chieftains.